Edie was a prolific poet and even her recently published diary, written when she was 11, shows she had an inherent gift for arranging the written word. I admire Edie's devotion to using poetry writing as her creative outlet and I find her verses inspiring and beautiful. #styleicon #modcloth
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Little Edie - Edith Bouvier Beale
Little Edie Beale of Grey Gardens when she was young.
Krug, Julius (1907-1970) Julius "Cap" Krug was Little Edie's one true love and is the "married man" that Big Edie refers to in the documentary. Little Edie had an affair with Krug while she was living at the Barbizon in New York and never got over him. "Mr. Krug's Ghost" often prevented Edie from dating other men. A tall, heavy man of 300 pounds, he was U.S. Secretary of the Interior under President Harry Truman. A 1929 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he received his M.A. in…
April 2, 1940 marks the death of Maude Sergeant Bouvier— Big Edie’s mother and Little Edie’s grandmother. Big Edie’s final familial ally, other than her daughter, this was a huge loss and marked the beginning of the end for the Beales’ relationship with the Bouvier family.
Edith Beale "Little Edie" from Grey Gardens. Photo Booth 1940's